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1962 Pontiac Catalina Two Door Hardtop Blu NSmyr020913
Beautiful in every detail! Looks like it might indeed be a Bobcat edition. Royal Pontiac did some beautiful mods, especially to GTO's back in the day. A straightforward speed merchant...simply elegant and powerful!





Spanky's Catalina
Pat Spangenberg's 10 sec in his 1962 Pontiac Catalina just under 4000lbs on 9in slicks, all throttle no bottle............. yet Great Lakes Dragway Nitrous Street Car Brawl





PONTIAC - "The Super Duty Story" Part 1 of 3
Pontiac had an SD engine program in the late 50s early 60s, and later/briefly again in 1973/74 with the SD455. This video is regarding the FIRST Super Duty program.---In only a few years time during the late 50s early 60s, Pontiac MORE THAN DOUBLED their V8's horsepower output (described in this video), while using/keeping the same V8 engine block they used thru 1955-81. Even though the same block was kept, from 1955-62 the cubic inch displacement grew much larger than the initial 287 cuber it started as in 1955. It grew to a 317 347 370 389 and finally a 421 cuber in 1962. It eventually maxed out at 455 cubes in 1970. By 1970 ALL the other GM divisions were producing engines at 454 or 455 cubes (500 for Cadillac). PONTIAC WAS THE ONLY DIVISION still using the same block they used in the 1950s on engines that had a much smaller displacement -- 287 cubes. The 1955 287 displacement would remain the smallest displacement ever used in the Pontiac V8 block all the way until 1980/81 when a 265V8 was produced. Since less durability was required for the smaller displacement, the block was decked/butchered/lightened on the 265/301v8s of 1980/81. Prior to 1980 the block had never been decked/butchered/lightened. The 1980/81 265/301v8 blocks were about 200 pounds lighter than the 1955-79 blocks, and only 25 pounds heavier than a Buick 231V6.





Blast from the past 1962 Catalina @ Pontiac Nats 2001 Norwalk OH
1962 Catalina at Ames Performance Tri-Power Pontiac Nationals does a burnout





Part 6 1959 Pontiac 389 Resurrection. for the 1956 GMC 250 Napco
Carb on and running as long as I dare with no coolant. Run a compression check for comparison. Several attempts at uploading the higher quality files have failed, so you get the .flv file! 42 minutes of upload time compared to 590.





1962 Pontiac Catalina Tri-Power
Here is a full-size '62 Pontiac packing a lil' something extra for you. Enjoy the video.





Big Burnouts: 1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari - /BIG MUSCLE
If you haven't figured it out by now, we love wagons on this show. To some they're a misunderstood breed, but to those in the know, they're amazing. Not only were the wagons of yesteryear known for their styling, but their capacity to haul as much cargo as a modern day pickup. This 1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari started off life as a Police Wagon, but was transformed by its owner into the kick-ass, tire-shredding monster you see here. With a Nelson Racing Engines 468 cid big-block under the hood, some updated suspension bits and a killer look, this big green machine is outside-the-box styling at its best. Owner: • Mike Artman





1974 Pontiac Catalina 455 Safari Station Wagon Estate 1 Owner Big Block Pull Car
Pontiac Catalina 455 Station Wagon or Break or Estate http://www.1ownercarguy.com OK It really gets no nicer than this These Pontiac wagons are some of the Hottest coolest vehicles EVER made Forget a SUV a MAN wans a Catilina 455..;-) Make sure and check out this video I am sure you will LOVE this wagon it is a GREAT driver and Runs Drives and Shifts Great it is a 1 or a 2 owner car i need to check before the auction. Whether You like a Ford, Chevy, Dodge or a Rambler Station Wagon You will LOVE this wagon. It is like a time a Capsule and is readt to drive. I have been getting a little partial to Estate Station Wagons lately and wanting them more than Coupes and it shows in My inventory in what i invest in.... And that is what these cars are is GREAT Investments that can only go UP in value. Make sure and Subscribe to my Channel I get LOT's of Classic EURO and Muscle cars from the 60's 70's and 80's and i sell them cheap Make sure and look at My otther videos I have over 650 of them on here Nathan Wratislaw AKA 1 Owner Car Guy 406 544 6919 This is from one of My SUbscribers who knows ALOT about these cars All wagons from 71-76 rode on the C-body chassis (127 inch) wheelbase... (Chevrolet Belair-Townsman, Impala-Kingswood, Caprice-Kingwood Estate), the Pontiac Safari (Catalina, Bonneville, and Grand Ville wagons were all Safari's) - (Grand Ville was called Grand Safari), Olds Custom Cruiser (with 88 and 98 interiors), and Buick Estate (LeSabre and Electra series interiors). In 1977 the wagons moved to the B-body chassis and rode on the 116" wheelbase until 1996 when they were discontinued I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)





Driving a 1963 Pontiac Catalina 389 Tri Power 4 Speed
We test drive an original 1963 Pontiac Catalina 389 Tri-Power 4 speed.





my 1965 pontiac catalina for sale
hey folks,just sharing my catalina for the pontiac lovers.matching #'s car with a 389 2barrel hydromatic tranny.i put flowmasters on her lowered her.new water pump,electronic distributer,spark plugs,wires,chrome valve covers and filter.and the interior is sbrand new except the carpet...THE RATTLING YOU HEAR IN THE MOTOR IS ME LOSING THE NUT TO THE CHROME COVER ON TOP BEFORE DOING THE VIDEO.comments are greatly appreciated..ENJOY..!!!!!





PONTIAC - stock Pontiac Super Duty 421v8/405hp vs stock Chevy 409v8/409hp on DYNO
WATCH THE VID TO SEE HOW CLOSE THEY Dyno TO THEIR FACTORY 405hp/409hp ratings. Growing up.....Pontiac/Oldsmobile old timers/EXPERTS who taught me most of what I know, often told me Chevy rated their horsepower in a more optimistic way than say Oldsmobile or Pontiac. I've even heard Pontiac rated/tested their engines in a 100 degree room, compared to Chevy in a 60 degree room. These Dyno results seem to reflect that some of what I heard was true. Both of these engines are great, but the results do seem to show that Pontiac was not rating their horsepower worrying if it would cause "songs to be written" about their engines .... like the great song "She's real fine my 409"--(Chevy).





"Flynnville Train" guitarist Brent Flynn racing his '62 Pontiac Catalina at Muncie Dragway.
Brent Flynn of "Flynnville Train" racing the 1962 Pontiac Catalina that his Father, Dave Flynn, raced for years. I think went 12.26 on this pass.





Pontiac Banshee A Longer Look
The Banshee was a vision for what the Firebird could become. Of course, this concept car could never be built exactly, too low on the road and it wouldn't pass the safety and crash tests, but it was exciting. It demonstrated that the problem with GM cars didn't sit on the designers' shoulders. They were more than capable of dreaming up engaging and fun vehicles that would set imaginations on fire.





Driving a 1966 Pontiac Catalina 2+2 421 4 Speed
We test drive a stock 1966 Pontiac 2+2 421 4 speed.





1962 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty 1 of 1
Rare all Aluminium 389 Dual Quad engine, built exclusively for Mickey Thompson. This is the only known running example. *SOLD!*





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1967 Pontiac Catalina : 11.820 @ 115.450
Ian Jacques, Engine: 400C.I.+.030, Tires: 255/60/15 B.F. goodrich drag radials


1962 Pontiac Catalina 2-DR hardtop coupe: 11.850 @ 115.000
Gary L. Franks, Engine: 389 cubic inch; 318 BHP (factory rating), Tires: Drag Slicks


 


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